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NOABC 100th Anniversary and 2019 NAC Conference
October 2 - October 6
This event, hosted by NOABC (celebrating its 100thanniversary) will take place from 2 – 6 October, 2019 in North Vancouver. Details on the conference program, registration and travel and accommodation information can be found below. Note the decline to register is 20 September.
The conference will include presentations on Canada’s maritime strategic outlook with focus on the Pacific, the JSS ship construction program, information on the Association of British Columbia Marine Industries (ABCMI), and an international perspective on naval reserves.
If you only plan to attend the conference this ” link ” will provide the program and registration details
Program of Events (short version):
(a detailed program can be found here)
Wednesday 2 October
1730-2100 UNTD hosted reception and supper at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club
Thursday 3 October
0730 – 0900 Registration
AM/PM – selected tours; Port of Vancouver Operations Centre/BCIT Marine campus tours/possible RCN ship daysail (afternoon to be confirmed) (see detailed program for more information)
1800-2030 Evening NAC reception at Pier 7 Shipyards Restaurant
Friday 4 October
0730 – 1615 NAC 2019 Conference at the BCIT Marine Campus
Saturday 5 October
0800-0915 – NAC Branch Presidents Breakfast (or designated rep)at the Lonsdale Quay Hotel
0930-1200 NAC Special Members Meeting at the Lonsdale Quay Hotel
Those members not able to attend the meeting can use GoToMeeting using the directions at page 2 of the agenda
1130-1300 and 1300-1430 – two (2) limited number tours (15 max) of Seaspan Shipyard
1800 – 2100 NAC reception and dinner celebrating the 100th Anniversary of NOABC (black tie or business suit; evening dress)
Sunday 6 October
1030 – on completion: Church parade: on completion Up Spirits/no host brunch
Accommodation and Travel Information
The Conference Hotel is the Lonsdale Quay Hotel, the same hotel which hosted us for the 2009 NOAC AGM. As part of the proceedings, a UNTD sponsored dinner is being planned for Wednesday, 2 October at the Royal Vancouver Yacht Club.
Conference room rates are being offered as follows:
Lonsdale Quay Hotel (Conference Hotel) 604.986.6111
$145 per night, plus taxes (upgrades available)
Group Rate under “Naval Association of Canada”
Pinnacle Hotel 877.986.7437
$169 per night, plus taxes (upgrades available)
Group rate is #215354
For air travel Westjet has offered the following:
For the Naval Association of Canada Conference, 5% off Econo* and 10% off EconoFlex and Premium fares for travel within Canada and 2% off Econo*, 5% off EconoFlex and 10% off Premium base fares for guests travelling Trans-border into and out of Vancouver. To take advantage of this offer, you will need the discount code listed. Please visit www.westjet.com/conventions to make a booking online.
Travel from: September 25 to October 13, 2019
Coupon code: *Guest web/Travel Agent web C16WK47
Promo code: *Travel Agent GDS only WWW88
Updates and more information will posted to the NOABC webpage and this website so please check back from time to time.